Saturday, November 21, 2015
Camp Randall Stadium
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The Northwestern Wildcats take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 40.
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Northwestern was led in passing last game by Clayton Thorson, who finished with 82 yards through the air. He went 9 for 19 on the game, good for a 47% completion percentage. Justin Jackson was the rushing leader for the Wildcats last game. He carried the ball 24 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 116 yards. Solomon Vault led the team in receiving. He had a total of 53 yards on 2 receptions for an average of 27 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Northwestern got a total of 21 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 7 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 72 total plays for 382 yards for the game. The Wildcats ran for 250 yards on 48 attempts.
Wisconsin was led in passing last game by Joel Stave, who finished with 188 yards through the air. He went 15 for 24 on the game, good for a 63% completion percentage. Joe Schobert was the rushing leader for the Badgers last game. He carried the ball 2 times for an average of 29 yards per carry and ended with 57 yards. Alex Erickson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 83 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 17 yards per catch in the game. Wisconsin got a total of 18 first downs by way of 5 rushing, 10 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 64 total plays for 305 yards for the game. The Badgers ran for 117 yards on 40 attempts.
Northwestern is averaging a total of 21.1 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 27.4 passes per game and completing 13.9 of them for a 50.7 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 146.6 yards per game through the air as well. The Wildcats are averaging 196.6 rushing yards per game on 45.9 attempts per contest for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They also run 73.3 plays per contest and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 343.2 yards per game. The Wildcats are averaging 18.3 first downs per game and they accumulate 42.5 penalty yards per game via 4.7 penalties.
Northwestern allows 184.2 passing yards per game and 17.6 points per contest on defense. They give up 18.8 completions on 34.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.5. The Wildcats give up 136.2 rushing yards per contest on 35.3 carries for a 3.9 average per carry. Northwestern gives up 320.4 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.5 penalties per game that total 37 yards as a unit.
Wisconsin is accumulating 28.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 33.7 passes per game and complete 20.5 of them for a 60.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 244.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Badgers rush for an average of 154.6 yards per contest on 37.8 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry for the season. They also run 71.5 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 398.9 yards per game. The Badgers get an average of 22 first downs per game and they average 56.9 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties.
Wisconsin allows an average of 174.4 passing yards and 12.3 points per contest. They give up 15 completions on 30.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.3 per game. The Badgers give up 97.6 rushing yards per game on 30.1 carries for an average of 3.2 yards per carry. Wisconsin gives up 272 total yards per game including an average of 4.5 per play. They create an average of 1.5 turnovers per game and 8.2 penalties for 73 yards each game.
Northwestern Betting Trends
Northwestern is 4-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Northwestern has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Wisconsin Betting Trends
Wisconsin is 4-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Wisconsin has an ATS record of 4-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/15/15 WR Austin Carr Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/15/15 DL C.J. Robbins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/15/15 OL Geoff Mogus Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/15/15 OL Shane Mertz Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/15 LB Jaylen Prater Knee out for season
11/02/15 OL Adam DePietro Leg out for season
10/09/15 WR Flynn Nagel Arm out indefinitely
09/28/15 DB Kyle Queiro Arm out indefinitely
08/29/15 RB Jayme Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
11/15/15 K Andrew Endicott Leg "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/15/15 LB Chris Orr Leg "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/15/15 RB Corey Clement Hernia "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/15/15 TE Eric Steffes Foot "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/15/15 Backup RB Taiwan Deal Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/27/15 OL Hayden Biegel Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/26/15 C Dan Voltz Ankle out for season
10/26/15 WR Robert Wheelwright Leg out indefinitely
10/15/15 LB Leon Jacobs Toe out for season
10/07/15 TE Austin Traylor Arm expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/12/15 OG Ray Ball Shoulder out indefinitely
09/10/15 OG Jon Dietzen Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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